Derryberry Launches Baby Banana Site

Voice actor Debi Derryberry, best known as the voice of Nick’s Jimmy Neutron, has launched an interactive website featuring the original character Baby Banana. The site,, ... Continue Reading →

Weta Forms CG Research Group Transfx

New Zealand visual-effects shop Weta Digital has formed a new working group to apply advanced computer graphics research to movie production. The group, called Transfx, will be headed ... Continue Reading →

Animag’s Pitch Party Contest Returns!

Animation Magazine is gearing up for its 8th annual Pitch Party contest! The Pitch Party offers independent artists an opportunity to advertise their animated properties for a greatly ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Plans 20th Anniversary Little Mermaid Panel, Screening

The makers of the modern Disney classic The Little Mermaid will reunite for a special screening May 21 celebrating the films’ 20th anniversary and benefiting the ASIFA-Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Nicktoons Snags More Wolverine and the X-Men

Nicktoons Network has picked up 26 more episodes of Marvel’s Wolverine and the X-Men animated series, bringing the channel’s total order to 52 episodes. The Marvel Animation ... Continue Reading →

Chicken Creators Get Maximum Deal

Robot Chicken co-creators Tom Root and Matthew Senreich have sold a new stop-motion animated series titled Titan Maximum to Adult Swim. The Cartoon Network subsidiary has ordered nine ... Continue Reading →

My Big Big Friend Adopts Toon Boom Pipeline

Canadian software maker Toon Boom Animation announced that its pipeline system will be used in the making of the Brazil-Canada co-production My Big Big Friend. The deal to implement ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Orders up Deadpool, More Wolverine

With X-Men Origins: Wolverine having shredded box office expectations last week with a hefty $85 million haul, Fox is proceeding with development on a spinoff Deadpool movie and a Wolverine ... Continue Reading →

Soderbergh Animates Key Cast Member

Steven Soderbergh’s is planning to animate the star character in his upcoming live-action movie Moneyball. The film, based on Michael Lewis’ book about how Oakland A’s ... Continue Reading →

Star Trek Warps Into B.O. Orbit

The first real faceoff of the summer movie season is set for this weekend as Star Trek looks to steal the thunder of last weekend’s big opener X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Star Trek, ... Continue Reading →